Suppression

Skhabar

Category: Medicines - plant based

Type

Voluntary

Introduction and description

 

Cymbopogon commutatus, widely believed to be synonymous with Cymbopogon parkeri, is a perennial grass species, commonly known as Incense grass, Aromatic rush, Camel's hay, or Lemon grass.

Its range extends from South Asia to parts of Africa and Arabia. Foliage has a sweet lemony odour when mashed.  It appeared on a 4 riyal Qatari stamp.

It is used for medicinal purposes in northeastern Arabia.

 

 

 

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